#menstruation

  • Article: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists
    Water & Sanitation

    Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Blood made it onto TV, an advocate in the NFL talked menstruation, and countries pledged free pads. Read more

  • Article: Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School
    Water & Sanitation

    Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School

    By David Brand|Oct. 13, 2017

    Though these pads seem like a simple solution, they could have a huge impact. Read more

  • Article: Women in US Federal Prisons Will Finally Receive Free Tampons
    Girls & Women

    Women in US Federal Prisons Will Finally Receive Free Tampons

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 16, 2017

    Has ‘Orange Is the New Black’ taught us nothing? Read more

  • Article: Another African Nation Just Promised Free Sanitary Pads to Help Girls Stay in School
    Girls & Women

    Another African Nation Just Promised Free Sanitary Pads to Help Girls Stay in School

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 3, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    One in 10 girls in sub-Saharan Africa misses school because of their period. Read more

  • Article: This African Feminist Was Jailed for Demanding Free Sanitary Pads for Girls
    Girls & Women

    This African Feminist Was Jailed for Demanding Free Sanitary Pads for Girls

    By Colleen Curry|July 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    1 in 10 girls misses school because of their period. Read more

  • Article: ‘Tax on Blood’: Campaign to Stop Tampon Tax in India Goes Viral
    Girls & Women

    ‘Tax on Blood’: Campaign to Stop Tampon Tax in India Goes Viral

    By Colleen Curry|April 24, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    More than 300 million girls and women don’t have access to pads and tampons. Read more

  • Article: Nepali Teen Dies in Menstruation Hut After Starting Fire to Stay Warm
    Girls & Women

    Nepali Teen Dies in Menstruation Hut After Starting Fire to Stay Warm

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 21, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The practice of “menstrual huts” remains dangerously prolific. Read more